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Patrol Officer - Certified

at Ak Chin Indian Community

Pay: $51,729.60 to $68,785.60/year
Salary : $24.87 - $33.07 Hourly $51,729.60 - $68,785.60 Annually
Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Reference #: 2402020

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Patrol Officer - Certified
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 03/29/19 12:00 AM Arizona Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Job Type:FTNonExempt
Location:42507 W. Peters and Nall Road, Maricopa, AZ 85139, Arizona
Department:Law and Order-Patrol
Salary:$24.87 - $33.07 Hourly
$51,729.60 - $68,785.60 Annually
Salary Information:Offering salary will be made between the minimum to midpoint of the posted salary range for this position, based on qualifications and experience. Employees may progress through the full salary range, subject to their successful performance and annual budget approval.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of law enforcement work associated with patrol, traffic enforcement, and investigations.
 Minimum Qualifications:

Must possess Arizona POST certification as a Peace Officer with no lapse of certified status and be in good standing with current or previous employer. Must be 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and meet or exceed the physical standards established by the Arizona P.O.S. T. Must have a valid Arizona Driver's License and be able to meet the Community's insurance carrier requirements. Must be able to successfully complete an extensive background check, including a polygraph test, psychological evaluation and medical exam.
 Examples of Duties:
  • Patrols an assigned area of the Community in a radio-equipped vehicle checking businesses/residences, discovering/preventing criminal activities, and enforcing State/Community laws/ordinances.
  • Responds to calls involving automobile accidents, assaults, domestic disturbances, and other criminal activities/civil complaints to secure the scene, conduct preliminary investigations, and establish law and order.
  • Arrests, questions, and transports suspects and/or persons with outstanding arrest warrants to jail facilities.
  • Ensures that arrested persons are processed (booked) into jail in accordance with State and Federal guidelines and Police Department and jail procedures.
  • Prepares incident reports regarding all activities to facilitate preparation of prosecutable cases.
  • Secures/investigates crime scenes to ensure that the collection, preservation, and handling of physical evidence and property meets established professional and legal standards.
  • Gathers and records/preserves information and evidence.
  • Interviews/interrogates victims, suspects, and witnesses to obtain and verify information pertinent to the investigation and resolution of a variety of criminal/potentially criminal incidents.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

 Other Requirements:
  • Knowledge of Ak-Chin Indian Community laws/ordinances to be enforced.
  • Knowledge of State, Federal, and County statutes, codes, and ordinances to be enforced.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement principles and practices, including investigation, identification, patrol, traffic control, community/public relations, records management, report preparation, and custody of persons and property.
  • Knowledge of the equipment used in law enforcement, including weaponry, communications, and automotive equipment.
  • Knowledge of the location of streets and addresses in Ak-Chin and the surrounding area.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other law enforcement agency and regulatory agency/organization staff, Community officials, criminal justice staff, and the public.
  • Skill in understanding and interpreting complex statutes, ordinances, regulations, and standards.
  • Skill in preparing reports documenting the facts and actions regarding criminal/civil incidents.
  • Skill in using a variety of specialized law enforcement equipment.
  • Skill in operating a motor vehicle.
  • Skill in communicating using a standard two-way radio.
  • Skill in conducting investigations of criminal activities.


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Thank you for your interest in the Ak-Chin Indian Community! Please click on the "Ak-Chin Indian Community Job Opening" button below. A new window will open to the job description. *Please note we require 10 years of work history and explanation of employment gaps longer than 3 months.